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Ethics group to probe Prime Time allegations 08.12.15

DONEGAL County Council has confirmed this afternoon that issues highlighted on RTE's Prime Time Investigates last night are being examined "as an issue of urgency".
The programme raised concerns after it investigated the business and property interests of local and national politicians.
In a statement today, the local authority said: "Donegal County Council wishes to confirm that the matters raised in the (Prime Time) programme are being examined as an issue of urgency and priority. This examination is being conducted in the first instance by the Ethics Registrar in the council.
"The examination will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Part 15 of the Local Government Act, 2001 Ethical Framework for the Local Government Service, and the Code of Conduct for Councillors, and any matters arising from this examination will be processed in line with the provisions as set down." The statement concluded: "Pending the conclusion of this examination, the council will not be making any further statements at this time."
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